Eelco Meijer

Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital (CWZ)/Dicoon

Eelco is a Clinical Microbiologist and head of section Mycology at Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital (CWZ)/Dicoon in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. His center is part of the Radboudumc-CWZ Center of Expertise for Mycology, is an ECMM Diamond Status Excellence Center, as well as the National Expertise Center for Rare (ECZA) and Invasive Mycoses (RIVM). His training as MD was in parallel with an MSc in Clinical Research. For his subsequent PhD trajectory, Eelco was employed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the E.L. Steele Lab for Tumor Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. This was concurrently his PhD trajectory for Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Subsequently, his training as a Clinical Microbiologist was successfully completed in Nijmegen, with special interest in Mycology. The CWZ research group focusses on clinical and translational research in Mycology, with emphasis on severe fungal infections, surveillance, endemic mycoses, infection prevention and molecular diagnostics.

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